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TOEFL (iBT): 66 university minimum; 79 for selective programs

  • All programs need a 15 minimum on each section; selective programs require a 20 on Speaking section

IELTS: 6.0 university minimum; 6.5 for selective programs

  • All programs need a 5.5 minimum on each section; selective programs require a 6.0 on Speaking section

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University of Cincinnati
International Admissions
2618 McMicken Circle
University Pavilion, Suite 430
PO Box 210123
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0123

One of the Top Public Universities in the USA

The University of Cincinnati is one of the top public universities in the USA. According to the US News and World Report, UC is “among the top tier of the Best National Universities.” This makes Cincinnati a great choice for your education—you’ll receive a respected degree at a leading university. Learn more about why international students choose UC.

Here’s what people say about us:

  • The Princeton Review: The Princeton Review ranks UC as one of the best public universities in USA.
  • Business Insider: Business Insider ranks the UC’s design and architecture programs as number one in the world among public universities.  
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (2010): The Academic Ranking of World Universities, by Shanghai Jiatong University, ranks UC in the top 100 of USA public universities.

A history of achievement

UC is a public research university with over 42,000 students. UC graduates have many important accomplishments, including:

  • Developing the first antihistamine
  • Designing the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Developing the first oral polio vaccine

UC continues to impress today. The National Science Foundation ranks UC among the best 25 of public research universities in the USA. At UC, you’ll receive an education that sets the foundation for your career.

Gain recognition that opens doors

All this means that when you graduate from UC, your degree opens doors. A degree from UC counts—not only will you receive an education from one of the best public universities in USA, but employers will recognize that you went to UC. All you have to do is take the next step and find out how to apply for admission. Find out why UC is one of the best colleges for international students. To connect with UC, fill out the contact form.


UC International Admissions is proud to be a member institution with the American International Recruitment Council.